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no player can see. >> so the system is showing real-time impact. >> can science prevent concussions? >> i did my job and just had to sacrifice my brain to do it. reform >>> welcome back to "inside story." we are discussing immigration reform and the loggying efforts to get a bill through. joining us now are gabby, director of the bridge project, and bipartisan proimmigration reform group. and marty, executive vice president ever the u.s. chamber of commerce. and journal. >> you reported that president obama is beating the drum on immigration reform after other distractions. you wrote until republicans move it is not going anywhere. how significant is it that we see a handful of house republicans, three, signing on to immigration reforms? >> it is significant but other republicans in the house want to see an immigration reform pass. the bill that the three republicans dine, and jeff depp am is one. they signed a democrat sponsored bill introduced by the minority leader nancy pelosi, with the co-sponsorship of the democratic kauk us. it's meant to be a democrat opening bid to say, "we are
's not enough high skilled workers with advance degrees, particularly in science technology, engineering and math mattic and agricultural jobs and hospitality jobs. we are a big tourism and agriculture state. they are having a hard time filling the positions. they need to harvest crops, things they need to keep businesses running and grow and expand and create jobs. they are having a hard time to do that. we don't have the labour that's qualified to do the jobs. without the labour it's a hurdle for the economy. >> how representative have republicans been in your state about? >> they understand the issues we face m one thing that is clear, especially on the trip to washington dc, that several business leaders from our area took this week, is the members of the delegation under the issue, that they understand it as well if maybe not better than some of our business leaders. but they are facing opposition in other areas that makes it difficult to proceed. they know what the right thing to do is. they want to move forward. it's a matter of how can we do that, coming to an agreement with all
've done. you've sort of taken the experience of it and maybe the science of it and cut around the media and gone directly to the public with it. why was that important to you? what do you want people to get out of that? >> for me, the ultimate reality tv was the first moon landing. if you think about it, a billion people worldwide were invited in to watch something unscripted, live, see how it goes, whatever they say, whatever happens, happens. and it was hugely effective for the same reasons that social media is effective today. if you show people honestly what's happening, if you invite them in, you don't force them to watch, you don't yell at them, just say, come see what's happening. that's what we did on board our time on space station. you can come look if you like. as a result, millions of people got to see what it's really like living in space, not just the science and the experiments, but just people up there living, doing things, brushing our fooefooet teeth, making music. >> you gave a quote to "usa today" about what it was like to do a space walk. you said, in one hand, you'
of a science fiction movie. you've actually become sort of a cyborg. there's a cool fact there. >> yeah, it's like a special -- it's special instead of different. >> reporter: leon has been special since birth. while he was still in the womb, restricted blood flow prevented his hand from developing. >> i saw his hand sticking up there were no fingers on it. it was hard for my wife. it was hard for me. >> reporter: two years ago, leon's father paul began a search for a functional prosthetic. he found this video posted by ivan owen, an inventor from washington state. >> i've always had this vision of people building their own prosthetic device at home. >> reporter: owen, a collaborator in south africa, designed a mechanical hand that could be made by a three dimensional printer. >> it's especially like a hot glue gun. plastic feeds into it. the printer head gets hot and layer by layer creates the object. >> reporter: the design relies on wrist movement. downward motion creates cable tension that closes the fingers while a move upward assembles them. the assembly instructions were posted for f
the infrastructure of the country, to invest in education, invest in some, you know, basic science whether it's biomedical science or other forms of science to create jobs down the road, those are all good reasons to borrow, and so this today port impolice tick and an tag niche is fool hardy. you can't say i'm for jobs, jobs, jobs in the american economy to work. at the same time, you strangle it of funding. you know, the whole government shut down by some estimates cost 24 billion dollars in economic activity. people lost jobs, lost paychecks, with respect hired, and we're still reeling from that. >> host: on the subject of the shut down, how do you any the 2014 election will shake out? thanks to the shut down. >> guest: well, communist dog, thank you for writing in. i think right now that there is absolutely no telling. as anybody who watches c-span knows, the news cycles get quicker, and quicker, shorter and shorter, and we'll have another government budget and debt ceiling fight in january and february, may happen again coming summer, next fall, before the election, and so i think by and
the ravages of mother nature. the cost of climate inaction is severe. climate change is an issue of science, it's certainly an issue of public health, and most definitely it's an issue of economics. economic vitality. earlier, the sustainable energy and environmental coalition, which is a number a growing number, 56 to be exact, of democrats in the house, looking to bring about significant policy reforms that speak to the environmental and energy needs of this nation began to provide a laser sharp focus on the cost of climate change to our economy. in 2011 and 2012, there were some 25 extreme weather events that caused at least $1 billion each or more in damages. total estimated damages were approaching $200 billion and cost to taxpayers, $136 billion. the cost to individual taxpayers $1 billion. talled so we know that there is a tremendous impact here that has en realized by the lack of a focus on to climate change and global warming. as we continue to look at recovery, even from irene and in the upstate new york area as we look at the impact of damage that came with superstorm sandy, as w
money now to rebuild the infrastructure of this country and invest in education, invest in basic science whether it is biomedical or other forms of science that would create jobs down the road, those are all good reasons to borrow. simplisticrty antagonism toward any form of debt or deficits is not only misplaced, it is foolhardy and you cannot be out there saying i and at the same time you strangle it of funding. down,ole government shut by some estimates, cost $24 billion in economic activity. people lost jobs and paychecks and were not hired and we are still reeling from that. that is just not good policy. host: here is a tweet -- thanks for writing in. i think right now there is absolutely no telling. as anybody who watches c-span knows, the news cycles just get quicker and quicker and shorter and shorter. we will have another government budget and debt ceiling fight or some episode engendering february. it may happen again in the summer or next fall or before the election. by and large, the government shut down drove everybody's numbers down but particularly republicans and they wer
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institute of building sciences issued a report that concluded that for every dollar that we spend on various mitigation measures, we can save $4 in response and recover costs. for a $1 investment, we end up saving $4. for mitigation we can save money and most importantly, save lives. we must ensure that sound policies are incorporated into this recovery effort. this this is especially import as climate change drives the chevrolet and increases the severity and frequency of coastal storms. by working together we can rebuild and blk stronger by better protecting ourselves from future storms. but in doing see we can't ignore what i believe and what many experts believe that may be the underlying cause of storms like hurricane sandy. it's not enough to just address the symptom, that is the storm, the wind, the sea level rise, the surge, we need to address the underlying cause or causes. as we recover from sandy and put into place the protections we need to reduce the impact of the next big one, we would make a mistake if we didn't think about what we need to do to address not just the symptoms o
. >> the science is just overwhelming. and they keep repeating the same things. they keep saying there have been no studies on this. there have been hundreds of studies. >> illinois is just one of the states jumping in on the g.m.o. debate. maine and connecticut have passed laws but they need neighboring states to pass laws before they go into effect. washington state will vote tomorrow on an interesting law because it doesn't depend on neighboring states. jon: mike in chicago, thank you. jenna: one red sox player wants to cherish the team's world series win forever and he's doing it by buying one of the duck boats that carried the team through the streets of boston during the parade. jake peavy confirming that the boat purchased was this one on twitter. he said it's his and he hopes it stays in his family forever. no word yet whether fenway will make duck boat parking available to him at the ball park. excellent question we should ask. jon: just buy your own duck boat. why not? a new problem emerges for obamacare. not only are millions of americans find they cannot keep their coverage. now some
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age. i definitely want to major in political science. become the mayor or something. make the situation better for other people. my name is justin, and i am your dividend. >> i ate all of your halloween candy last night. [ crying ] >> i ate it all. ♪ i want candy ♪ i want candy >> a classic clip to set up our next segment. next to christmas, halloween is the best time of the year for kids to get good stuff. good stuff as in piles and piles of candy. >> through the years we all had our favorite. mine was anything chocolate but that nestle $100,000 bar came out. something about $100,000 that sounded cool. that was my favorite? what was yours. >> sugar daddies. no question in my mind. >> look at the boxes we got. >> to honor the annual tradition where scary and sweet come bind courtesy of we have a look at the classics. we will start in the '60s. of course, why not. take a look. you said this is your favorite box. >> to me, this is my 1970s, even though it says 1960s. this is stuff i was getting in my bag. dots. the cigars that are chewing gum. sugar da
.gov website i have a meeting with house science and technology committee about that. imagine if we allowed the government to design facebook or twitter or foursquare or youtube? these guys, if you want to design something that consumers are going to use get outside the government. got to get outside the mentality and got to let the private market develop the technology because this is what they're in the business of doing. the government's more concerned about the process where private sector is more concerned about the outcome. and that is the inherent conflict. that's why they can't do it. jenna: quick final question from the private company perspective because we've been following this for a few days. by the way, this is google's quote about the government nsa report. we are outraged at the links the government seems haveto have gone to intercept data from our private fiber networks is what they have to say. there is google reports about mysterious floating barge in san francisco bay. what are they up to? do you think it is wanting data in a different place where it can't be touched? >>
or expenditures on science and technology. the chinese seem to have a better space program than we do these days. >> you mention defense. we've got a graphic that shows how defense spending as a percentage of the tkpwopd has gone -- as a percent of the g.d.p. has gone down. in 2012 it was 12.3%. fast forward to the 2016 estimate and it looks like just 3.1%. what's the matter with spending less on our national defense, professor? >> let's look at what's happening in the middle east and asia. in the middle east we've abandoned egypt, for example, narrowing our focus. they justify this by saying we're shifting resources to asia. look at what has shifted to asia. not that much. now the japanese, the prime minister is saying that japan has to rearm to protect itself from china because they understand that just as the president abandoned morsi to the mob in the streets, when it really counts on those islands, the americans might not have the punch to do what's needed and they're going to have to look at for themselves. >> you say beware, america. if half the country right now is on some sort of entitl
surprise fees. ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back to "new day." federal prosecutors are stepping in to investigate the death of a 17-year-old high school athlete found inside a rolled up gym mat. police had said it was a freak accident but his parents call it foul play. cnn's victor blackwell has been investigating the story for months and he's in macon, georgia for us this morning. >> the johnson family will stand on a street corner in downtown valdosta with pictures and signs that read what happened to kendrick johnson? this morning will be different. this morning they know that the u.s. attorney wants an answer to that question, too. when he comes to valdosta, he's not bringing signs. he's bringing in the fbi. >> no justice! >> reporter: after months of rallies and protests, an announcement that the family of kendrick johnson hopes will lead to what they consider to be justice. >> at this time, however, i am of the opinion that a base exists for my office to conduct a formal review of the facts and investigation surrounding the de
science fiction, but you've done many others. when you position with regard to star wars, do you think of your time with that film differently today than maybe what it was like when you were kind of in the throes of it? does it mean different to you today? >> what it has always meant to me was a fantastic opportunity. the success of that film really gave me opportunities i would never have had. and i'm forever grateful for that. and so i look back on it with great fondness. while it was going on, we shot in england and the english crew were walking around going -- >> really? >> oh, yeah, i'm walking away with a guy in a dog suit 7 feet tall. alec in his bath robe, carrie fisher with bagels on her head. >> that's how i dressed up for halloween. >> good. but you look at the story and you say what is this. and you say, aah will, i get it it's a fairy tale. and so that gave me a certain sense of what my job was, because there was the beautiful princess, the sage old warrior and then there was the smart ass. and that was my job. >> we wish you good luck with this. enders game is the end of
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